FINANCIAL AND BUSINESS CAPITAL
Milan is a crucial commercial and industrial settlement of international recognition. It is considered as the financial capital of the entire Italy, especially for its important services in the tertiary sector, finances and, most importantly, in the world of fashion. Also, it is one of the most important university and editorial centers in Europe, so it is not so strange that almost 2 million tourists decide to visit this impressive Italian city every year.
If you have the enormous privilege to travel to Italy, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the wonderful city of Milan. There is nothing better than visiting Milan with a rental car. Go to our website and find the car that best meets your needs and economic possibilities. Pepecar ensures the best price of the market.
GOING ALL OVER MILAN WITH A RENTAL CAR
One of the best alternatives to visit this astonishing city and its nearby areas is utilizing a service of car hire in Milan as the one offered by Pepecar. Thanks to its deals search engine you can choose among a wide range of models and brands and select the one you like the most. Also, you will have access to the rental car with the lowest price and the best quality of the market.
Some of the must-see visits in the city you cannot forget are:
- Going for a calm walk for the Sforzesco Castle and, for sure, contemplate the Pietà Rondanini of Michelangelo.
- Enjoying a play in the magnificent Alla Scala Theater.
- Visiting the Renaissance Tuscany and Lombardy works in the Pinacoteca di Brera.
- Visiting the Santa Marie delle Grazie Church to see the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci.
- Walking through the Piazza del Duomo, in the historic center of the city, with its majestic cathedral, to have one of the most privileged sights of the city. Also, it is advisable to visit the place both with daylight and nightlight.
- Going to the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery and delight oneself with the most famous shops all over the city. Here, you will find restaurants with a really special charm.
- Enjoying the Milanese night in the areas of great night activity as Navigli or Corso Como.
For those passionate about lyric, in Milan has the Scala, the first opera temple and the most prestigious one all over the world. To enjoy this incredible passion, you can make your reservation online (advisable a month before the premier), or, with a little bit of luck, get the tickets the day of the play in the window with a reduced price (from 12 o’clock).
If, for any reason, you cannot get the ticket, you will always have the option to see the Museum of the theater, which has the biggest collection of its genre all over the world. Among many other curiosities, here you can find the batons of Toscanini and the piano of Liszt.
TRANSPORTATION AND ACCESS
Milan has an international airport inside the city and other two airports outside the city which have a huge amount of visitors landing in any of the three. Therefore, Pepecar offers its service to rent a car either in the city of Milan or in any of its airports. We ensure the best prices to enjoy all the advantages of traveling with your own rented vehicle: no time restrictions and total freedom of movement.
Enrico Forlanini International Airport
This airport is known for its proximity to the city of Milan, about 10 kilometers away from the center of the city. It isn’t a big airport and its utilization is thought to serve national and short-distance international flights. To get from this place, you can take either the Viale Enrico Forlanini, which include a toll, or the A51, which doesn’t include tolls. Taking any of the two routes the trip will take you about 35 minutes. Take into account that, many times, the tolls slow down the traffic.
It is the biggest airport in Milan. It has two terminals and here you will find the services of low cost companies which have increased the affluence of passengers. It is about 35 kilometers northwest from Milan. Here you have the indications of the three main possibilities:
- The fastest way is taking the A8, as you’ll get to Milan in less than 50 minutes.
- Also, you can take the SS336dir, though it’ll take you up to 1 hour.
- Finally, you ca go through the SS336dir and the A4/E64 and it will take you less than 55 minutes.
All these routes include, at least, one toll to pay.
Bergamo-Orio al Serio International Airport
This airport is about 60 kilometers away from Milan and is much closer to the city of Bergamo than to Milan itself. Many years ago, its main utilization was with military purposes, but, currently, its activity is more related to international and national flights with low cost companies. The routes you can make from here to Milan with you rental car include tolls and they’ll take you between 58 minutes to 1 hour and 5 minutes. Whatever the option you choose, don’t forget to pick up the car hire in the airport. The fastest way could be going through the road A4/E64 and the slowest one taking the A4/E64 and A51.
WHERE TO SLEEP
To travel and to completely discover the beautiful city of Milan you need to know, at least, some of the most important zones where you can stay for the amount of days you will be in the city. Of course, in all these places you will find many locations to park your rental car in without any problem.
The Duomo and the center of the city
It is one of the most recommendable zones of the city to stay in as, even though it is the most expensive one, you will be near the most important point to visit in the city. Therefore, this is a way to save time. If staying the zone of the Duomo can be a real problems for those with a low budget for the holidays, Pepecar also suggests other more economic areas.
Brera and Montenapoleone
This zone is famous for its boutiques and for the wide range of art galleries in its streets. Here you can find the famous Pinacoteca Nazionale di Brera. If you have you accommodation in this zone, and you want to go for a walk through the most luxurious shops of the city, undoubtedly, you need to find the Quadrilatero della Moda. This zone is really big and has dozens of parking lots to leave your rental car while you are resting or walking.
Known as one of the most active and bustling zones all over Milan, Navigli is next to a canal, known as Ticinese, and, here, you will find after-hours bars and restaurants. This neighborhood is also known for its famous Saturday Market where you will find anything you want.
The Parco Sempione
It is located north from the center of Milan. It is one of the calmest areas near the Cadona Station or the Sforzesco Castle. Along this zone you have about 7 parking lots where you can leave your rental car without any danger.
WHAT TO SEE WITH A RENTAL CAR FROM MILAN
Don’t miss this great opportunity if you are going to spend a few days in Milan. We recommend that you visit, at least, the three following destinations with your rental car. It is true that there are many more places of incredible beauty, but these three won’t disappoint you anyways. Also, thanks to Pepecar, it has never been so easy to have the best holidays of your life. Reserve now your car hire in Milan and be lord and master of your time and money!
Undoubtedly, this is one of the most beautiful visits you can make if you are in Milan. Como Lake is located in the region of Lombardy and is considered to be one of the deepest lakes all over Europe. Its landscape creates the perfect panoramic view as it is surrounded by the Italian Alps, creating a difficult-to-find atmosphere all over the world. Moreover, in the lake you can visit the small Comanica Island, which has a huge amount of remains from the Roman Era. If you are not sure about coming here, George Clooney, Leonardo da Vinci, Napoleon Bonaparte, Giuseppe Verdi, Stendhal, Winston Churchill or Madonna have or have had a house in this magnificent paradise.
To get to Como Lake from Milan you have to take the local road and continue through the A51 in direction to Malpensa Airport to, then, take the motorway in direction to Como. There is a distance of about 70 kilometers and up to 40 minutes of route.
This city is the great unknown and is utterly worth visiting. It is located about 46 kilometers away from Milan if you take the A51 in direction to Torino-Venice and, then, you go through the A4 until the exit to Bergamo. We recommend going for a walk along its alleys and take something in any of its numerous terraces. You’ll be amazed! Undoubtedly, visiting Bergamo is the same as visiting the wonders, culture and history of the country in one place. That’s the reason why you shouldn’t miss the Saint Alexander Cathedral, Santa Marie Maggiore Basilica, Colleoni Chapel, Enrico Caffi Natural Sciences Museum or the impressive Venice Walls.
If you want to see something else, we recommend, as you are really close to it, visiting the Iseo Lake, which is about 20 kilometers from Bergamo. It is completely worth the visit and its landscape is astonishing.
Pavia is about 23 kilometers away from Milan if you take the A7 until the exit of Bereguardo-Pavia Nord and, then, continuing until Pavia. Once here, the cultural offer is enormous. From squares full of life and entertainment as Leonardo da Vinci Square, to the beautiful Visconteo Castle and its Civic Museum. Also, you cannot miss the Saint Michael Basilica, the Saint Mary Church, the impressive Pavia Cathedral, the Carthusian House of Pavia, the incredible visits, especially during the night, to the Saint Peter Basilica, Minerva Statue and the University of Pavia, which are, in fact, some of the most interesting places you can see in Italy.